Expertise Without the Ego

The Reuter Walton team’s combined 60+ years’ experience in property development goes a long way—but we never underestimate the value of collaborating with great people. That’s why we work so hard to build strong relationships with our vendors, investors, residents and community partners. You’ll notice we keep it casual when person to person, but make no mistake—when it comes to delivering on projects, we’re all business.

The passion Nick Walton and the rest of our team put into every project drives our success and delivers it for our clients. We place a premium on staying focused on the details that matter and meeting our objectives in the smartest, most effective way possible. Our versatility, expertise and expansive resources allow us to find solutions where others see roadblocks. At the end of the day, our goal is to create profitable, sustainable properties that enhance communities and become lasting pieces of history.

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The Team

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Nick Walton

— President & CEO

Nick Walton is the President & CEO of Reuter Walton. He has a knack for seeing potential where others don’t and working through issues where others won’t. With a comprehensive background in development, finance and construction, he is able to manage a successful project from concept to completion. He has developed 40 ground up projects, spanning over 4 million square feet and 4,750 units valued at over $1.6 billion.

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Anne Stephenson

— General Counsel & COO

With over 15 years of experience within the real estate development industry; Anne was a natural fit as General Counsel & COO for Reuter Walton. Anne is known for ensuring each project receives the thoroughness and efficiency it deserves. Her expertise in multifamily, student housing, hospitality and commercial developments add value and momentum to each of Reuter Walton’s projects. Anne’s comprehensive knowledge of the industry and her drive for results allow Reuter Walton to maintain their forward momentum. In 2015, Anne was named one of the Top Women in Finance by Finance and Commerce. In 2019 she received an In House Counsel Award from Finance & Commerce.

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Paul Keenan

— Vice President of Development

Paul joined Reuter Walton in 2019 and has over a decade of experience in real estate development. He has originated and completed market rate, affordable, and senior living developments using both traditional sources of financing and State/Federal LIHTC and historic tax credits. Paul has an MBA from Hamline University and is responsible for site selection, underwriting, debt & equity sourcing, closing and construction management.

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Kris Ikeler

— Vice President of Construction

An experienced project manager with an emphasis in multi-family residential, Kris brings over a decade of commercial construction experience to Reuter Walton. Throughout his career, he’s overseen the completion of everything from market rate apartments to hotels, warehouses and medical office buildings. His deep knowledge in contract negotiation, estimating and construction management ensure every Reuter Walton project is executed to the highest standards—on time and within budget.

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Stephanie Francis

— Director of Administration

Stephanie joined Reuter Walton in 2017 with over a decade of experience in all aspects of office administration. Throughout her career she has held positions in property management, commercial construction, and real estate investment resulting in a well-rounded knowledge of the industry. Combined with her Paralegal degree, Stephanie’s knowledge and experiences ensure Reuter Walton’s daily operations run smoothly and every project gets the detailed oversight it deserves.

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Jared Ackmann

— Developer

Jared brings a decade of LIHTC and market-rate real estate development experience to Reuter Walton. He is experienced in all aspects of the development process from origination to construction management. His wealth of knowledge includes financing using a variety of capital sources; including low income housing tax credits, historic tax credits and traditional bank financing.

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Jake Budenski

— Development and Asset Management Analyst

Jake joined Reuter Walton in 2020 with a decade of experience in finance and commercial construction. Jake’s knowledge and experience have given him a keen eye for optimal performance of Reuter Walton’s portfolio. From new project underwriting to management of sales and refinancing; he oversees the life of the assets and ensures that each asset performs at its best.

The Team

anne.jpg

Anne Stephenson

— General Counsel & COO

With over 15 years of experience within the real estate development industry; Anne was a natural fit as General Counsel & COO for Reuter Walton. Anne is known for ensuring each project receives the thoroughness and efficiency it deserves. Her expertise in multifamily, student housing, hospitality and commercial developments add value and momentum to each of Reuter Walton’s projects. Anne’s comprehensive knowledge of the industry and her drive for results allow Reuter Walton to maintain their forward momentum. In 2015, Anne was named one of the Top Women in Finance by Finance and Commerce. In 2019 she received an In House Counsel Award from Finance & Commerce.

kris.jpg

Kris Ikeler

— Vice President of Construction

An experienced project manager with an emphasis in multi-family residential, Kris brings over a decade of commercial construction experience to Reuter Walton. Throughout his career, he’s overseen the completion of everything from market rate apartments to hotels, warehouses and medical office buildings. His deep knowledge in contract negotiation, estimating and construction management ensure every Reuter Walton project is executed to the highest standards—on time and within budget.

jared.jpg

Jared Ackmann

— Developer

Jared brings a decade of LIHTC and market-rate real estate development experience to Reuter Walton. He is experienced in all aspects of the development process from origination to construction management. His wealth of knowledge includes financing using a variety of capital sources; including low income housing tax credits, historic tax credits and traditional bank financing.

The Team

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Nick Walton

— President & CEO

Nick Walton is the President & CEO of Reuter Walton. He has a knack for seeing potential where others don’t and working through issues where others won’t. With a comprehensive background in development, finance and construction, he is able to manage a successful project from concept to completion. He has developed 40 ground up projects, spanning over 4 million square feet and 4,750 units valued at over $1.6 billion.

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Paul Keenan

— Vice President of Development

Paul joined Reuter Walton in 2019 and has over a decade of experience in real estate development. He has originated and completed market rate, affordable, and senior living developments using both traditional sources of financing and State/Federal LIHTC and historic tax credits. Paul has an MBA from Hamline University and is responsible for site selection, underwriting, debt & equity sourcing, closing and construction management.

stephanie.jpg

Stephanie Francis

— Director of Administration

Stephanie joined Reuter Walton in 2017 with over a decade of experience in all aspects of office administration. Throughout her career she has held positions in property management, commercial construction, and real estate investment resulting in a well-rounded knowledge of the industry. Combined with her Paralegal degree, Stephanie’s knowledge and experiences ensure Reuter Walton’s daily operations run smoothly and every project gets the detailed oversight it deserves.

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Jake Budenski

— Development and Asset Management Analyst

Jake joined Reuter Walton in 2020 with a decade of experience in finance and commercial construction. Jake’s knowledge and experience have given him a keen eye for optimal performance of Reuter Walton’s portfolio. From new project underwriting to management of sales and refinancing; he oversees the life of the assets and ensures that each asset performs at its best.

“We’re Driven People Who Love What We Do—& Care How We Do It.”
— Nick Walton